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There is no intention to return to strike at this time

Amman Today

publish date 2022-12-20 22:30:18

The head of the Bus Owners Syndicate, Abd al-Razzaq al-Khashman, confirmed that there is no intention at the present time to return to strikes.

Al-Khashman said, in his interview with the Nabd Al-Balad program, on Tuesday, that the union confirms what the government has brought to return to work.

He added that a meeting was held to discuss fuel subsidies and pricing with the Ministers of Labor and Interior and the head of the Land Transport Authority, where it was agreed to form a committee to discuss incentives for the sector.

He stressed that what concerns the sector is the request for incentives and not prejudice the raising of transportation prices for citizens.

Al-Khashman indicated that there is an upcoming meeting to discuss the sector’s demands and find solutions to the transportation crisis in Jordan.

For his part, Hussein Al-Safadi, CEO of the Aqaba Development Company, said that all parties in Aqaba joined forces to ensure that the port of Aqaba was not affected by the truck strike.

He added that the competent authorities, in cooperation with the private sector in Aqaba, worked diligently to transport goods and receive ships at the port.

Al-Safadi indicated that the customs had worked to dispose of the goods in the land of the ports and approve and create plots of land adjacent to the container port estimated at 100 dunums to receive about 3 thousand containers, in addition to using the land of the old port to receive about two thousand cars.

And he indicated that in the past three days, about 5,000 containers left Aqaba towards the capital, Amman, and other governorates.

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